Habeas Corpus Amendment Act (21 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The Habeas Corpus Amendment Act is passed, strengthening the ancient convention that prisoners who have been unlawfully detained cannot be prosecuted.

Citation:
Editors. "Habeas Corpus Amendment Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2639, accessed 09 December 2016.]